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Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
rents and a rise in evictions took to the streets. ktvu's healther holmes is live in the city where demonstrators say the tax breaks have not been worth it. >> reporter: i remember standing here when city officials approved that controversial tax break. now 2-1/2 years later backlash to what some are calling a generous financial package. >> >> reporter: sandra reddick says that after twitter moved in, promises have been broken. >> reporter: two weeks after twitter moved in, i got an eviction notice. >> i'm booted out. i'm not too happy with that. >> reporter: the influx of new money and new residents brought on by the current tech boom is drawing up rent. evictions are up 170% in the last few years and that the median rent has increased to $3,400 a month. >> people are getting rapidly displaced by rising real estate costs and unfortunately greed amongst specklators and landlords who are trying to empty their units and sell them off to the highest bidder. >> reporter: as demonstrators protested they called on city leaders to put public need above corporate interests. >> reporter: are
KICU
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
community and asking what we want, and telling the city what we want. >> reporter: that's what this vigil was all about. telling the city to spend the millions to redo the street. >> i feel so bad, but i wish you luck in the future, and we are standing by you. >> reporter: elijah's family was visiting the neighborhood when he was killed. they live in salinas. that's where his funeral will be held tomorrow. reporting live in san jose, debra villalon, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now. san jose police tell us, 24 pedestrians have been killed this year on streets in san jose. that compares to just 12 pedestrian fatalities in all of last year. the number of pedestrian deaths this year, also makes up nearly 2/3 of the total number of 39 traffic fatalities in san jose. >>> we have new information tonight on the man who was hit and killed this morning on el camino royale in san mateo. officials say he was killed around 6:15 this morning on el camino royale. the two drivers involved in the accident are cooperating with authorities. police are investigating whether van dike had come from a
KICU
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
to misdemeanor child molestation back in august. the city worker said their names were included in a confidential police memo about the case and leaked to a newspaper. the workers were cleared of any charges. >>> it was an emotional evening in san francisco as people gathered to remember a young man who was gunned down over the weekend. a candlelight vigil was held to remember 22-year-old uwaka. he was killed on sunday in the city's bay view district. invest investigators claimed it happened when he met someone who said he was interested in buying a game console. >>> some san francisco parents are questioning the procedures of a high school after a loaded shotgun was found on campus this week. and while there's relief no one was hurt, ktvu's david stevenson reports parents are upset and disappointed over how the incident was handled. >> reporter: parents and students at san francisco's phillip and serlan academic high school learned of a incident that took place two days ago. >> by the time i found out it was this morning. >> two days later i get an e- mail and i'm driving and i'm
KICU
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
cities tomorrow, and as this system moves out, a wet system moves in, and there's a chance for snow on bay area peaks. >>> now to ktvu's ken wayne. he's been outside tonight. talking to folks who are out there trying to stay warm. >> reporter: we're all trying to stay warm out here, frank. we pulled up here a couple of hours ago. the sign said 33 degrees. bill just mentioned 27, but it just dropped within the last few seconds to 26 degrees here in downtown walnut creek. before the night's over, it's going to be a lot colder. winter and ice skating go together. but it doesn't usually feel like it there should be real ice on the ground in walnut creek. >> i can't believe this is tonight, of all nights. it was really nice until just last night. >> reporter: a private party from a jewish synagog took to the ice. many of the participants, russian immigrants who know something about harsh cold winters. this guy has some advice for californians. >> you guys should man up. it's is not even freezing yet. >> quit complaining? >> quit complaining. >> reporter: at this nursery in pleasant hill, th
KICU
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. >>> tonight the city of richmond is considering expanding its cigarette ban to include electronic cigarettes. some say they're a safer alternative but derek valcourt tells us, it's becoming a habit. >> reporter: some say this makes it safer. >> nicotine however it's delivered is a very dangerous drug and we need to step up to the plate. >> we're trying very hard to being a healthy city. part of being a healthy city is sending the message that it's not okay. >> reporter: the cdc says last year nearly 2 million middle and high school students nationwide had tried e cigarettes. double the number in 2011. e-cigarettes contain in this -- contain nicotine which is no difference. >> the basic idea is regardless of how you get the nicotine drug, that there should be restrictions on. >> reporter: advocates say e- cigarettes are a safer alternative because it gives you the nicotine without burning tobacco. the fda has yet to determine how much nicotine or other potential harmful chemicals are being inhaled and whether e- cigarettes are okay. >> i would no
KICU
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
-- >>> a plan to fix oakland's public safety radio system could cost the city tens of millions of dollars. a city commission recommends oakland replace all 2,700 police radios as soon as possible. and that could cost between 15 and $20 million. oakland officials have been working for months to repair the system. many describe as unreliable. a malfunction even happened during president obama's visit to oakland last year. >>> the latest numbers released today show the job situation in this country is showing signs of steady improvement. november's unemployment rate dropped to 7% from 7.3%. that is its lowest level in five years. and the labor department reported employers added 207,000 workers last month. hiring was across a broad sector as well. that jobs report triggered an increase after days of decline. the nasdaq added 29. >>> gunned down and killed in front of his front door. the trouble police believe this man interrupted right before he was shot. >> we told you about a system bringing rain and snow. find out how long a subaru... ...are the hands that do good things for the whole com
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